Major maintenance weekend carried out successfully
The major network maintenance weekend has been carried out successfully and all applications are available once again.
4 Nov 2019
Major ICT-maintenance in the weekend of 23 and 24 November
Major ICT maintenance work will once again be taking place during the weekend of 23-24 November. Although the maintenance work will be performed throughout the entire weekend, we have managed to minimise the impact ...
23 Sep 2019
Major phishing attack on UvA and AUAS: be alert!
Starting last week, the UvA and AUAS have been bombarded with phishing emails. The phishing attacks seem designed to send huge amounts of spam from the hijacked accounts. Be alert: do not click on links in these ...
20 Sep 2019
Have you checked out the new UvAnetID website?
You might have already noticed that id.uva.nl has gotten a new and fresh design.
13 Sep 2019
Milestone: 40.000 simultaneous Wi-Fi users
This week we measured 40.000 simultaneous Wi-Fi network users, the highest amount ICT Services has ever measured in one day. A milestone to be proud of! We have access to a Wi-Fi network so advanced, it is able to ...
13 Sep 2019
Safely use your personal hotspot
After the news coverage last week about unsafe personal hotspots, you might think it is better not to use them. This is not entirely true. Creating a personal hotspot, for example in the train, is much safer than ...
2 Sep 2019
Access gates reading room in the Law Library
Starting 1 October 2019, the reading room in the Law Library will be accessible only to Amsterdam Law School students (including PPLE) and staff between the hours of 9:00 and 17.00. The collection and study places ...
23 Aug 2019
Rules and Regulations
The Rules and Regulations (OER) for academic year 2019-2020 are now published online. Go to the A-Z and look under the header "Rules and Regulations"
29 Jul 2019
Power outage at Roeterseiland Campus on 29 July
There is currently a power outage at our Roeterseiland Campus (REC). As a result, Buildings A, B, C, and D are all closed. The Tienhovengebouw and De Plint are also closed.
8 Jul 2019
Limited ICT study stations available in August due to upgrade
All ICT study places (i.e. study places with an UvA computer) in study centres and libraries will be upgraded to Windows 10 and the new Office package 365 ProPlus in August.
2 Jul 2019
Blackboard no longer available as of 1 September
Starting 1 September 2019, students and staff will no longer be able to view courses on or download material from Blackboard.
1 Jul 2019
Microsoft improves privacy settings in its Office suite
In connection with the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the Dutch government tasked the Privacy Company agency with investigating and identifying the privacy risks of Office 365 ProPlus (the most recent ...
23 May 2019
27 May to 5 June - Limited Library Services
From Monday 27 May to Wednesday 5 June, the University Library will be switching over to a new library system. Our services will be restricted during this time. Read more about what temporarily is not possible.
20 May 2019
Public transport strike on Tuesday, 28 May: exams cancelled, class attendance optional (except ACTA and AUC)
On Tuesday, 28 May, there will be no public transport throughout the Netherlands because of a strike. All UvA exams scheduled for that day will be cancelled and attendance at seminars and lectures will be optional. ...
10 May 2019
Re-enrol now to register for first-semester courses
Course registration for first-semester courses will start in June. You can only register for courses if you have submitted a re-enrolment request for the academic year 2019-2020 in Studielink. Check the step-by-step ...
16 Apr 2019
REC-E bike shed temporarily closed
From Wednesday 24 April through the end of May, the REC-E bike shed will be closed due to building works being carried out during this period. Bikes and scooters may be parked in the underground facility at REC-A ...
9 Apr 2019
Closure of UvA buildings during spring holidays
During the spring holidays most UvA buildings, study centres and catering locations will be closed.
1 Apr 2019
Free software for UvA students: Office 365 ProPlus
From now on Office 365 ProPlus is available for free for all UvA students. This will give you access to the latest versions such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint. You can download the software directly at ...
26 Mar 2019
Starting on 1 April and running until late May, the annual inspection to schedule maintenance work will be taking place at Roeterseiland Campus. An inspector will be checking all the buildings to take measurements ...
14 Feb 2019
Registration system for FS reports temporarily unavailable
Due to the launch of a new registration system for Facility Services, the FS forms will be temporarily unavailable for use from 12 noon on Thursday, 21 February until 12 noon on Friday, 22 February.